Veteran Homelessness News

February 2019



Time to battle for homeless veterans (02/28)

EVENT [03/29]: Fundraiser seeks to help homeless veterans (02/28)

Sierra Vista family, organizations help homeless veteran πŸŽ₯ (02/28)

'This is homelessness:' Community rallies around veteran after Hurricane Florence damage πŸŽ₯ (02/27)

Phoenix man gets a military funeral thanks to homeless veterans burial program πŸŽ₯ (02/27)

Homeless veteran honored by hundreds at burial πŸŽ₯ (02/27)

Saint Rita apartments reopen for veterans, homeless in Detroit (02/27)

Nation's first statue for homeless veterans unveiled in Cherokee County πŸŽ₯ (02/26-27)

After losing VA funding, Helena vets home seeks new ways to stay afloat (02/26-27)



Backpacks For Life: How One Organization Is Helping Homeless and At-Risk Veterans Get Back on Their Feet (02/26)

Habitat for Humanity building its 1st female-only veteran village (02/26)

Unclaimed veteran being laid to rest Wednesday in Phoenix (02/26)

Congressman O'Halleran visits local vets (02/26)

Jonesboro gets grant for veterans' housing (02/26)

VA Black Hills explores potential homeless shelter for veterans πŸŽ₯ (02/25)

Veterans' resource fair in need of 80 volunteers (02/25)

Dinolfo and The Veteran’s Outreach Center To Host Veterans Stand Down (02/25)

Veterans Village Coming to Jonesboro πŸŽ₯ (02/25)

South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotarians take homeless vets to heart (02/25)

Levin Holds First OC Town Hall Meeting (02/25)



VA considering starting a shelter for homeless veterans in the Black Hills (02/23)

DAVID WEBBER: How anxiety drives Columbia's homeless into the cold (02/22)

Steven R. Pietro explores top wounded veteran charities and organizations (02/22)



Gardner announces VA readiness initiative (02/21)

Jack Murphy (02/21)

Housing program available for qualified, homeless veterans in Warren πŸŽ₯ (02/20-21)

Letter: Thanks to community for helping homeless veteran (02/20)

Fighting for our Vets: VEO helps homeless vets get off the streets πŸŽ₯ (02/20)

Ending homelessness doesn't stop after the Mayors Challenge (02/20)

Finding a Home (02/20)

St. Louis regional goal: No homeless vets by Veterans Day (02/19) πŸ“…



Event to end veteran homelessness in East Tennessee πŸŽ₯ (02/19)

For 300 homeless vets in the St. Louis region, one goal: End homelessness by Veterans Day (02/19)

Local groups to participate in Homeless Veterans Stand Down (02/18)

Valley Patriot Renames Hero Veteran Award for John Ratka (02/18)

'Everything is lost' Apartment fire in Davenport leaves dozens homeless (02/18)



Sen. Cory Gardner sits down with southern Colorado veterans (02/15-16)

Homeless Vietnam veteran given send-off at Newton cemetery (02/15)

New beds donated to shelter for homeless veterans (02/15)

Area VA director talks healthcare improvements, homeless veterans initiative (02/15)

Black History events include music, theater drama (02/15)

Locals react to Trump's emergency declaration, pulling funds from Department of Defense (02/15)



β€œSleeping Flags” highlights issues of homeless Irish veterans πŸŽ₯ (02/14)

West Los Angeles VA may finally be on track to help homeless veterans (02/14)

Opportunity Center for the Homeless released new data, homeless women population at a high (02/14)

City has hopes to end veteran homelessness in Denton by 2020 (02/14)

Homeless veteran and service dog get a home πŸŽ₯ (02/13)

Children, Youth, and Veterans: Homelessness in America (02/13)

Veterans Transition House gets $300K to renovate 2 properties (02/13)


02/12/2019: Launches Virtual In-Person Identity Proofing with VA to Increase Veteran Access to Online Services (02/12)

In Pasco, studies reveal drop in homeless numbers, but more people in need (02/12)

EVENT [03/08]: US Military Veteran Comedians Performing to Benefit Homeless Veterans at 3rd Annual Comedy Night Friday, March 8 (02/11)

Person of interest named in death of homeless military veteran (02/11)

Once homeless veteran fighting landlord to fix-up rental home (02/11)

Homeless Veterans Transitional Housing Program in Sacramento (02/11)

Organizers scrap plan to turn English Elementary School in to home for veterans (02/11)



Minnesota approaches goal of eradicating veteran homelessness through outreach programs (02/11)

EVENT [02/12]: Veteran Homelessness Focus of VA, VVA Facebook Live Event (02/11)

Army veterans on Dublin streets in Tricolour sleeping bags to highlight homelessness among ex-Defence Forces personnel (02/11)

Formerly homeless, he's now an ambassador on Orlando's streets πŸŽ₯ (02/11)

Bristol converting containers into housing for homeless (02/11)

Once homeless vet finds housing through local organization (02/10)

Homegrown fund to help Nevada veterans steps into big leagues (02/10)



The homeless veteran who guards the Tiny House Project πŸŽ₯ (02/09)

Shipping containers transformed into refuge for the homeless (02/09)

Indiana Tech grad honored for making difference for vets (02/09)

Delaware's fight against homelessness gets 'unprecedented' funding from HUD (02/09)

Rep. Scott: Lottery could be ticket to ending veteran homelessness (02/08)

Housing facility for homeless veterans in New Albany nears completion πŸŽ₯ (02/08)

Annual North County Veterans Stand Down underway in Vista (02/08)

HUD allocates $2.4 million in new funding for area homeless (02/08)

Lubbock police suspect foul play, announce $10K reward for info in veteran’s death (02/07)



Program created to help local veterans in need (02/08)

CVMA 27-2 Presents Virginia Veterans and Family Support with Donation of Twenty Thousand Dollars (02/08)

Need supplies for your new business? This new law can help (02/08)

Homeless Action Plan Announced (02/08)

Tester, Hoeven, Udall, Isakson fight to curb veteran homelessness in Indian Country (02/07)

Homeless shelters overwhelmed with people during Green County arctic blast πŸŽ₯ (02/07)

As temperatures drop, some feel fortunate west county homeless shelter finally open πŸŽ₯ (02/07)

Council denies rezone for veteran housing (02/07)



East Tenn. honors the sacrifices of 7 veterans, who experienced homelessness, in funeral service πŸŽ₯πŸŽ₯ (02/05)

Claremore construction business owner working to help homeless vets πŸŽ₯ (02/05)

Special donation will provide freedom for veteran πŸŽ₯ (02/05)

No one claimed these veterans' remains. Strangers ensured they were buried with full military honors. πŸŽ₯ (02/05)

ExploreVA Program to End Homelessness (02/05)

Veterans help veterans at annual stand down (02/05)

Strangers and fellow veterans pay final respects to 7 veterans πŸŽ₯ (02/05)

Veteran claims he was evicted while in the hospital for incurable disease, now asking for help πŸŽ₯ (02/05)



Legislation would help HUD address veteran homelessness (02/04)

'Invisibles' ('Les Invisibles'): Film Review (02/04)

Editorial: A shout out to those on the front lines (02/04)

18 veterans living in Des Moines housing facility could soon be homeless because of ongoing dispute πŸŽ₯ (02/03)

Heroes Center In High Point To Provide Shelter For Homeless Veterans Attending Guilford Technical Community College πŸŽ₯ (02/04)



Thomas Wisnieski: Programs have reduced number of homeless veterans (02/01)

Retired officer shocked to learn homeless man was his classmate (02/01)

Jesse Creed ’07: Soldiers’ Home (02/01)

Temperatures plunged during homeless census count (02/01)

Officials tour space that connects homeless to permanent homes (02/01)

Friday Feedback: Homeless Veterans and the Salvation Army (02/01)

HUD awards nearly $32 million for homeless programs in Missouri, nearly $1 million for local projects πŸŽ₯ (01/31)

United Way holds annual point-in-time homeless count πŸŽ₯ (01/31)

Veteran left homeless after house fire (01/31)

Veteran housing opens in Stuart, supplying a home and a community (01/31)